23 décembre 2016

JADA's collaborative show and eight other exhibitions to present art of 2,000 years

Places Along the Tokaido (detail), Edo period (1615-1868), ca. 1700. Six-panel folding screen; ink, mineral colors, gofun (white powdered shell), and gold flakes on paper with gold leaf. H 47" x W 110" (119.4 x 279.4 cm). Courtesy Erik Thomsen Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- The Japanese Art Dealers Association will hold its ninth annual Asia Week exhibition from March 11 to March 13, 2017, at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E. 79th St., New York City.   The exhibition, JADA 2017: An... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2016

Polychrome stone sculpture of an Evangelist, Île-de-France, 14th century

Polychrome stone sculpture of an Evangelist, Île-de-France, 14th century. Photo Hampel Height: 79 cm. Lot 426. Estimation: € 50.000 - 70.000 According to family tradition of the previous owner this sculpture depicts Saint Matthew. Hampel. 7 avril 2016
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15 juillet 2016

A Louis XV three-colour gold and hardstone snuff-box set with a portrait miniature of Queen Marie-Antoinette of France

Lot 212. A Louis XV three-colour gold and hardstone snuff-box set with a portrait miniature of Queen Marie-Antoinette of France by Jean-François Breton (Fl. 1737-1791), marked, Paris, 1766-1767, with the charge and decharge marks of Jean-Jacques Prevost, 1762-1768. Estimate £50,000 - £80,000 ($64,550 - $103,280). Price Realized £140,500 ($182,088). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. oval box, the cover inset with a slightly later portrait miniature, on ivory, by François Dumont (French 1751-1831) of Queen... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700

Mirror in the Form of a Leaf, India, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700. Light green nephrite jade; rock crystal with traces of gilding. Jade: 6 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1/8 in. (16.51 x 9.21 x .32 cm). From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.84.32.2) © LACMA Bibliography: - Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966. - Pal, Pratapaditya, Thomas W. Lentz, Sheila R.... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2016

Brush Washer (Xi) in the Form of a Leaf with Chrysanthemum Spray

Brush Washer (Xi) in the Form of a Leaf with Chrysanthemum Spray, China, Middle Qing dynasty, about 1700-1800, or India, Mughal, about 1625-1630. Abraded jade, 8 x 5 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. (20.32 x 13.34 x 4.76 cm). From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.76.2.1). © LACMA Bibliography: - Rosenfield, John.  The Arts of India and Nepal: The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection.  Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1966. - Kuwayama, George.  Far Eastern... [Lire la suite]